As of May 2014, the average Physical Therapists brought home just shy of $43,350 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But earnings vary greatly by location, as employers must offer higher wages in certain areas of the country to attract qualified candidates. On average, the highest wages paid in Physical Therapists were in Nevada, California ,Alaska, New jersey and Texas.
Salary: $82,390 per year & $39.61 per hour
Min. Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Job Outlook 2014-24: 34% (Much faster than average))
Highest Paying States for Physical Therapists.
State Salary (hourly)
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 17, 2016